Marching to Compliance and ROI

By Bob Violino

IT products provider GTSI was one of the first Defense Department suppliers to meet the military's tagging requirements. Now it's searching for ways to get a return on its investment.

When managers at GTSI first heard about the U.S. Department of Defense RFID mandate in late 2003, they knew next to nothing about RFID technology. "We were neophytes; it was all new to us," says Scott Decker, senior director of distribution and integration services at the IT solutions provider. They had to learn fast. The $1 billion Chantilly, Va., firm, which has provided computers, software, networking equipment and other related products to federa...

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